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Rich Mahogany - 6.5% ABV

6.5% ABV

Red Ale – American Amber / Red

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An American Red Ale, brewed for the sophistication of anchorman Ron Burgundy. Deep in a rich mahogany color, balanced maltiness, followed by a pronounced hop character. A pungent hop aroma and flavor is delivered by the use of Columbus, Summit, and Cascade hops; followed by a medium bitterness.

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Undersized IPA - 4.5% ABV

4.5% ABV

IPA – Session / India Session Ale

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This session IPA is gold in color, light in body, and crisp. A simple malt bill with a touch of crystal and Vienna malt, allows the hops to shine. Huge notes of citrus and tropical fruit, hits you both on the palate and nose. This beer can satisfy even the biggest hop head!

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Maui Waui - 6.5% ABV

6.5% ABV

IPA – American

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A more tropical approach to your “West Coast” style IPA; Maui Waui has proven to be one of our more popular beers! This single malt IPA is light in color and body; with a soft bitterness. The Mosaic and Citra hops give strong aromas and flavors of guava, pineapple, and mango.

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Shot Away IPA - 6.5% ABV

6.8% ABV

IPA – American

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A true “West Coast” IPA, which is hop forward without the extreme hop bitterness. Light in body and color; this beer is bursting with huge citrus and tropical aromas. The name comes from the Rolling Stone’s song “Gimme Shelter”, which is also the name of the movie that documents the Altamont Concert of 1969.

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Hella Hoppy IIPA - 9.0% ABV

9.0% ABV

IPA – Imperial / Double

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A huge DANKY-RESINOUS double IPA for those extreme hop heads. With four plus pounds of hops per bbl of beer, the hop aroma and flavor are sticky on both the nose and palate. A simple malt bill, a touch of crystal malt, and brewed using the ‘hop bursting’ technique; this beer truly is a West Coast style hop bomb.

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Berry White - 4.7% ABV

4.7% ABV

Fruit Beer

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A wheat ale brewed with pale malt, white wheat, and a touch of Munich; finished with natural raspberry and cranberry fruit puree. This beer finishes dry, with a touch of mellow, crisp, fruity, and perfect for any day.
(Seasonal fruit used)

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Altamont Specialty Beers
Selection is subject to change. Please visit our Taproom page for a list of what’s currently on tap
I Can't Believe It's Not Hazy

6.0% ABV

IPA – American

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The taste you love without all the haze! Do you crave the big juicy flavor of hops in your favorite brews, but worry you have to compromise on clarity? “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Hazy” is clean clear and tastes just as delicious! A simple grain bill and with a healthy dose of Vienna malt lend this beer a pillowy softer than air mouth feel. While the El Dorado, Azacca and Mosaic hops give notes of ripe orchard, fresh mango, stonefruit and sticky dank.

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Altamont Lager

5.25% ABV

American Light

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It’s a lager!

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Kapt'n Kush

8.5% ABV

IPA – Imperial / Double

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With enough people asking for an Altamont and Moonraker collaboration, wanting it to be hazy, and hoppy….we both decided it should happen. The solution…a West Coast, CLEAR, JUICY, IIPA! The 100% Weyermann Cologne malt attributes to the golden color and solid malt foundation. The hops had to be the best; danky and tropical…a blend of Mosaic, Galaxy, and EXP 07270. The end result; KAPT’N Kush, an 8.5% IIPA, juicy, hoppy, and awesomely danky beer…straight kush!

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5.2% ABV

Extra Special / Strong Bitter

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This was our first ever ESB and it was a real CORKER! We started with British Maris Otter malt as the base and layered in 4 more variations of British specialty malts and then hop’d it up with East Kent Golding English hops. Malt heads will be absolutely chuffed by the smooth flavors and slight roasty notes; finishing with a balanced caramel-like sweetness!

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Lupulin Advisory

8.3% ABV

IPA – Imperial / Double

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WARNING: This beer contains an excessive amount of lupulin. Hops thrown in your face three different ways; with the use of hop pellets, cryo hops and resinate co2 hop extract. prepare yourself for this citrus/tropical explicit IIPA! 

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Can Life IPA

6.5% ABV

IPA – American

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A specialty collaboration IPA with the ladies from The Can Van! This crushable IPA started with a delicious malt bill of 2-Row, Munich & Flaked Oats and hopped it up with the 2018 Pink Boots blend of Palisade, Simcoe, Mosiac, Citra & Loral. This collab pays homage to all the amazing, badass, brew ladies that make up the craft beer community! 

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Maui Waui 3x

11.0% ABV

IPA – Triple

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Everything you love about Maui Waui; but with 3x More Citra & Mosaic hops that will go straight to your dome! Mind-blowing guava, pineapple & mango flavors and aromas. But watch out she’s a real home-wrecker. 

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Mocha Something New

8.7% ABV

Stout – Imperial Oatmeal

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An Imperial Oatmeal Stout that really ties the room together. Our dark answer to the White Russian. This full-bodied imperial stout has a creamy mouthfeel with bold flavors of freshly roasted coffee, cocoa nibs, and milk sugar! Enjoy sipping this dark, decadent beer slowly while savoring the robust flavors and aromas

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Too $chwart - 5.5% ABV - Altamont Beer Works

5.5% ABV

Schwarzbier

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A traditional Schwarzbier, with an Altamont gangsta twist, a small dry hop of Mosiac, which provides nice tropical notes that pair perfectly with the roasted chocolate malt flavors. This dark lager does not drink heavy and is perfect for these late winter conditions.

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My Little Pale - 5.5% ABV

5.2% ABV

Pale Ale – American

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Our brewer Anna’s first beer recipe. This crisp pale has some serious kick to it. Pilsner, Pale and Munich give this beer a balanced malt backbone with a smooth light mouth feel. Loaded with Azacca and Idaho 7 hops, aromas of melon, pine and citrus will tantalize your taste buds. A true summer crush. 

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Berry Cool

8.3% ABV

IFA – Imperial Fruit Ale

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Introducing the Rosé of Beer, Berry Cool, an imperial Fruit Ale (IFA). We took everything you loved about Berry White and doubled it! 2x the wheat, 2x the Munich, and overloaded with cranberries and raspberries. The result was a sweet, juicy, summer sipper that gives you warm & fuzzies, like when you used to climb the rope in gym class!

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Nutty Operator

5.8% ABV

Stout – Oatmeal

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Nutty Operator is a peanut butter version of Smooth Operator; a smooth, rich, full-bodied oatmeal stout. Heavy on the oats and chocolate malt, this complex beer balances out with a medium roast character, followed by huge flavors and aromas of peanut butter; like drinking a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup. (NO PEANUT ALLERGY WARNING)

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5.2% ABV

Sour – Ale

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Release #1 of our new sour program.  Our first ever beer hitting bottles and being released exclusively out of our taproom, in wax-dipped 750ml bottles.  We began this barrel project with a blonde wheat beer, fermented with our house yeast, in stainless.  After primary fermentation, we transferred the beer to the barrels where Funky Operator was aged; our natural/spontaneous fermented sour oatmeal stout.  After six months in the barrel, we added peaches and apricots along with some additional lactobacillus for some more tartness and funk.  After six more months of aging in the barrels, we pulled the beer off of the wood, and back into the tank for bottling.  What we created, is a refreshing, perfectly balanced sour blonde.  With some sour notes and funk on the nose, the beer starts off tart, with a mellow sourness and saltiness to finish on the pallet.  Nuances of fresh orchard fruits balance out the tartness with a lingering flavor of fresh apricots.

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L-Town Brown - 5.0% ABV

5.0% ABV

Brown Ale – English

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A super easy drinking English Brown Ale. The beer is roasty, toasty, chocolately, and malty; yet light in body and finishes clean. All the flavors you want out of a brown, perfect for the fall and winter.

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9.0% ABV

IPA – Imperial / Double

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A IIPA that is far from a NE style IIPA; the anti-haze beer! This IIPA is 100% 2-row malt and 100% Mosaic hops; it’s juicy, above the clouds, hoppy, crystal clear, pillowy soft, not bitter, and in your M-F’n face with hops! Keeping true to our West Coast/ABW style; this beer has a huge aroma and even bigger flavor: notes of melon, mango, pineapple, guava, and cannabis. MAKE BEER CLEAR AGAIN!

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Smooth Operator - 5.8% ABV

5.8% ABV

STOUT – Oatmeal

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As the names states, a smooth, rich, full-bodied oatmeal stout. Heavy on the oats and chocolate malt, this complex beer balances out with a balanced roast character. If you are big on chocolate and coffee, this beer is for you.

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Freedom Fuel

6.0% ABV

Lager – IPL (India Pale Lager)

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Nothing screams Merica’ and FREEDOM more than a light rice/adjunct filled lager from the big three; actually, we think we can do better. We decided to make our first lager craft, make it hoppy, and a little bit more alcohol to fuel your 4th of July! This India Pale Lager is hopped up with Citra and Summer hops, boasting huge aromas and flavors of tropical fruits, citrus, and strawberry. Grab your flag, throw your limited edition Freedom Fuel trucker hat on, pour a pint, celebrate your got-damn’ FREEDOM!

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Dirty D - 6.0% ABV

6.0% ABV

Brown Ale – American

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A hoppy American Brown Ale, named after the nickname given to the Delta. With a West Coast hop presence, along with chocolate and roasted malt notes; this beer can be enjoyed by “hopheads” and dark beer fans. Strong citrus and tropical hop flavors make their way past the maltiness.

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Basic Bitch

4.0% ABV

Blonde Ale

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She’s blonde, light, and refreshing! Ditch the UGGs, pass up the skinny vanilla latte, and grab a pint. This summer blonde is everything needed for a hot day. A touch of honey malt gives this light beer a subtle malt sweetness, but finishes dry and crisp.

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Dan Row IPA - 6.3% ABV

6.3% ABV

IPA – American

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A “STICKY -ICKY” crushable IPA created and brewed by our brewer Norby. This beer is light in body and color. It’s made up of 100% Rahr 2-Row base malt and the dankiest of hops which include experimental hop 07270, Summit, and Columbus. Low bitterness and bursting with hop flavor and aroma.

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Session CHC - 9.5% ABV

4.4% ABV

Pale Ale – American

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Chris’s Hoppy Copper is a copper-colored session ale bursting with hop flavor; a throwback to batch #14 here at ABW. The complex malt bill leaves a subtle sweetness on the palate followed by a balanced hop flavor, and huge aromas. The Galaxy, Amarillo, and Citra hops blast your palate and nose with bright tropical, sweet orange, and herbal/danky notes.

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Something New Imperial Stout - 9.0% ABV

9% ABV

Stout – Imperial Oatmeal

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This imperial oatmeal stout drinks rich, smooth, and warm. There are a robust chocolate and espresso aroma, which is followed by the smell of sweet oatmeal. This full-bodied stout has a very creamy mouthfeel which leaves bold flavors of fresh roasted coffee and cocoa. Enjoy sipping this dark, decadent beer slowly and enjoy the flavors and aromas.

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Hella Lite - 4.6%ABV

3.8% ABV

IPA – Session / India Session Ale

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A sessionable IPA brewed for Ale Arsenal’s anniversary. This beer has two malts: Pilsner and Pale, and two hops: Mosaic and Simcoe. With a huge tropical fruit and pineapple nose, this beer was designed to be light and drinkable.

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New Kids on the Hops - 7.0% ABV

7.0% ABV

Pale Wheat Ale – American

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An extra pale wheat ale bringing together a old school beer style with new school hops. Designed to be hop forward with a balanced bitterness; showcasing the Equinox, Galaxy, and Lemon Drop hops. Tons of tropical and citrus hop flavors and aromas shine through the 60% pale and 40% wheat malt bill.

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Ganja Juice - 8.5% ABV

8.5% ABV

Red Ale – Imperial / Double

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An Imperial Red Ale, which combines a malty foundation, a danky/resinous hop character, but finishes dry with lots of hop flavor. This beer will for sure heal your pain! Throw on some Bob, kick back, and enjoy the DANK.

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Hop Wash - 8.0% ABV

8.0% ABV

IPA – Imperial / Double

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Brewed as the 2,000th beer for Pete’s Brass Rail (Danville). This light bodied double IPA was brewed to especially showcase the tropical citrus notes from Mosaic and experimental hop 5256. This beer is clean, light, and drinkable. Take your taste buds on a drive-thru the hop wash!

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Dub Red - 7.5% ABV

8.7% ABV

Red Ale – Imperial / Double

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This Imperial Red IPA was originally brewed for The Hop Yard’s 20th Anniversary. A simple malt bill with a touch Cara wheat allows for the hops to shine through. Loads of Citra and Centennial hops give this beer huge peach and tropical flavors and aromas.

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Scarcity IIIPA - 11% ABV

11.0% ABV

IPA – Triple

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A triple IPA brewed for San Francisco Beer Week, and as the name states, it ain’t around much; only once a year. With loads of Citra and Centennial hops, the tropical/citrus flavors and aromas are intense. This beer finishes smooth and dry, with little residual sweetness.

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Mac Drizzle - 9.2% ABV

8.5% ABV

IPA – Imperial / Double Black

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Paying tribute to Bay Area’s own, the late and great Mac Dre. This Imperial Cascadian Dark Ale has a deep malt flavor that finishes dry with an insane tropical/coconut hop flavor and aroma. “The Boss of Beers”

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Smoke N Dank - 11% ABV

11.5% ABV

IPA – Triple

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A collaborative triple IPA brewed with Aptos St BBQ; this beer is full of DANKY/RESINY hop aromas and flavors. A simple malt bill allows the Columbus, Apollo, Mosaic, and experiment 07270 hops smoke you out. Sit back and enjoy the DANKNESS!

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Citra Haze - 5.0% ABV

5.0% ABV

Pale Ale – American

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Teaming up with Goodguys Rod & Custom Association we came up with an easy drinking, light, hop forward session ale for the 29th West Coast Nationals. 100% Golden Promise malt gives the beer a solid malt base and a golden color, while the 100% Citra hops give the beer a soft bitterness with a balanced hop flavor and aroma. Notes of citrus and tropical fruit make this beer perfect for those hot days at the show.

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Catty Shack IPA - 6.0% ABV

6.0% ABV

IPA – American

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Paying homage to the Simcoe hop; this crushable IPA has a touch of crystal malt, candy-like sweetness, to balance the hoppy aroma and flavor. Some may get a catty character from Simcoe; however, we think it’s a kick-ass hop. Big flavors of citrus, pine, and melon; followed by an aroma of tropical fruit and melon. This IPA is crisp, clean, and super tasty.

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Magically HOPlicious - 5.0% ABV

9.5% ABV

IPA – Imperial / Double

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A big juicy IIPA brewed for our 500th batch; designed by one of our brewers Richie. He had two things in mind for this Imperial Oat IPA; make it big and make it hoppy! Large amounts of oats, a presence of English crystal malts, and massive hop bill makes this beer aggressive, yet smooth and easy to drink. A crazy amount of Mandarina, Summit, Centennial, and Simcoe gives this beer a danky, yet creamy orange/citrus flavor and aroma.

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Mr. Nice Guy - 7.2% ABV

7.2% ABV

IPA – Imperial / Double

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When Steve and Ken sat down to brainstorm the collab beer, there was only two things in mind; hops and IPA. A simple grain bill of 2-Row, wheat, and crystal malt allows the hops to do all the talking. Loaded with Amarillo, Simcoe, Galaxy, and Mosaic hops; this beer has a distinctly tropical flavor. Huge notes of guava, papaya, and pineapple are big on the palate and nose; followed by a slight touch of dank.

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Another Hoppy Beer - 5.0% ABV

8.0% ABV

IPA – American

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A hop bomb IPA brewed with Tap 25 for their anniversary. A few things were in mind when making this beer; double IPA, make it hoppy, and make it crushable. With Pilsner being the predominant malt, this double IPA is light in body and easy to drink. Loads of Columbus, Exp. 07270, Centennial, Simcoe, and Mosaic give this beer and danky, citrusy, and fruity hop flavor and aroma.

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Green Collar Pale Ale - 5.5% ABV

5.4% ABV

Pale Ale – American

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A collaboration pale ale brewed for the Oakland A’s home opener with Mraz Brewing Co. out of El Dorado Hills. This pale ale is huge on the tropical/citrus hop aromas and flavors from the Citra, Mosaic, and Lemon Drop hops. With a simple malt bill of 2-row, Pilsner, and Munich malt; this pale is clean, easy drinking, with a touch of malt and hop sweetness…perfect for a tailgate!

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Mango Crush

4.0% ABV

Fruit Beer

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Long hot Summer days call for crushable, light, refreshing beers; and that is exactly what Mango Crush is. The blend of pilsner and wheat malt, with a touch of honey malt, gives this beer a unique crisp mouth feel with subtle nuances of honey. The addition of natural mango leaves you reminiscing of biting into an über fresh mango in the sun, and leaves your palate with hints of sweet melon.

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5.5% ABV

Witbier

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A traditional Belgian Witbier; our take on the mass-produced beer embedded in our minds at all stadiums, on billboards, and on TV; you know, the one you put an orange slice in. Rocky Moon is brewed with sweet orange peel and coriander. This beer finishes dry and crisp, leaving subtle nuances of spice and esters from the Belgian yeast.

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Dank Affair IIPA

8.4% ABV

IPA – Imperial / Double

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Do you ever feel guilty, promiscuous, or dirty about your love for DANK beers; do you need someone to talk to? If so, we are here for you, with a new beer. This flavor bomb IIPA is juicy, DANKY, and feels so wrong, but so damn right. Loaded with Galaxy, Citra, Equinox, NZ Rakau, and Apollo; flavors of ripe melon, citrus, tropical fruit, and dank, make this IIPA loose and easy drinking.

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5% ABV

Belgian Strong Golden Ale

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A brighter, crisper, slightly hoppier spin on the traditional Belgian pale ale style. Hop Top is a dry hopped Belgian Pale Ale; made with 100% pilsner malt, hop-bursted and dry hopped with Mandarina Bavaria and Lemon Drop. Unlike most traditional Belgian beers, the esters and phenols are low due to lower fermentation temperatures. This beer is crisp, with subtle hints of clove, and full of bright citrus hop aroma and flavors.

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Hop Arsenal - 6.5% ABV

6.5% ABV

IPA – American

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A sessionable IPA brewed for Ale Arsenal’s anniversary. This beer has two malts: Pilsner and Pale, and two hops: Mosaic and Simcoe. With a huge tropical fruit and pineapple nose, this beer was designed to be light and drinkable.

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Salty Rita

5.4% ABV

Sour – Ale

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When beer meets margarita…this salty, tart wheat beer is very reminiscent of a grapefruit margarita. A simple grain bill of pale malt and white wheat gives this kettle sour a nice body; yet, it is very light and refreshing. After the kettle souring process, we added pure pink Himalayan sea salt to the boil. Post fermentation we added loads of natural Ruby Grapefruit puree for some additional tartness and mild bitterness. As a result, this light, crushable kettle sour will slightly pucker your lips, as the grapefruit flavor leads to a salty aftertaste.

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